We begin this story of Jesus encountering the Gerasene demoniac, not when Jesus steps on the shores of the country of the Gerasenes, but in the few verses preceding this incident (cf. Mark 4.39-41). The question still ringing in the air as Jesus steps from the boat is, “Who then is this, that even wind and […]

One year on Veterans Day I failed to thank a veteran for the freedom I enjoyed. The craziest thing was that I spent the whole day working at the church with the guy. I thought about Veterans Day all day long, saw my daughter sing at a school assembly, and remembered fondly the many veterans in my life […]